Mitt Romney on Wednesday rolled out his national Hispanic Leadership Team, another sign that the presumptive Republican nominee is upping his efforts to court Latino voters.
The governor of Puerto Rico is trying to do what more than a century of American citizenship has failed to accomplish: make Puerto Ricans fluent in English.
Buoyed by a blowout win in the Republican primary in Puerto Rico, Mitt Romney is suggesting that he could also win enough Latino votes in November to oust President Obama.
Mitt Romney's campaign released a new Spanish-language radio ad Wednesday ahead of Puerto Rico's GOP primary on Sunday.
A Hispanic of national stature on the GOP presidential ticket would help the party rebuild bridges with the community and harness the Latino vote, the Governor of Puerto Rico said.
Puerto Rico's governor approved a two-part referendum on Wednesday to help decide the island's political status, but some criticized the decision to hold both votes on the same day as unfair.
Even though Republicans hope that Latinos' strong religious tradition will attract them to conservatism, an ImpreMedia poll said that 53 percent felt religion had "no impact" on their vote.
In a blistering condemnation of the second-largest police force in the United States, the Justice Department is accusing the Puerto Rico Police Department of a “profound” and “longstanding” pattern of civil rights violations and other illegal practices.
Last week, the Southern Governors Association (“SGA”) named Puerto Rico’s governor, Luis Fortuño-Burset, as their new chair for the 2011-2012 term.
The Republican State Leadership Committee debuted a new initiative Monday aimed at attracting more Hispanic candidates to run for office and the top goal is connecting with Hispanic voters.
Fault Lines travels to Puerto Rico to investigate the harsh economic policies being imposed on the people there.